Sunday, August 29, 2010

The Tobacco Auction Murders

Now this is a fancy one.

Time For Travel

I love this style of illustration. Although it was already out of style by the time I was born, I feel like it was extant in conservative design strategies such as this:


It features a Viking warrior on Pegasus-back over the Golden Gate Bridge. Could I resist?

Rendevous with Destiny by Ben Shahn

I keep buying books just for the cover.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Yes, beer will fix it.

And then this was on the other side of the Webster Cigars ad.

Three by Georgi

Here are three scans of work by Edwin Georgi, the great American illustrator. The quality both of the sources and of the scans are middling, but I haven't seen these before. This guy is pretty much ruling me right now. I can't get get enough.